Meteor Over Port Elizabeth – November 2015

Time and date: 8 November 2015 at 20h30
Place: Port Elizabeth
Submitted by: Sabata Mnyakana

Report:
It was the 8th November 2015 at around 20h30, my wife and I were walking from my parents house in Kwamagxaki, Port Elizabeth when suddenly we saw a trial of light in the sky. It looked like someone was playing with fireworks and one of them flew over our heads from behind. I looked back checking to see who was playing with fireworks but there wasn’t anyone. I took no real note of it. Two days later I hear of meteor which landed somewhere in the Kouga Municipality which is 20 to 30 minute drive from where my parents stay and of people all over PE seeing the same trail of light in the sky that we saw and linking it to the meteor.

Green Meteor right over Table View

Time and date: 29 January 2015 at 8:30 PM
Place: Table View
Submitted by: Brandon

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It was close 8.30pm, 29 Jan 2015.
The sky was a beautiful darker blue with a tinge of green at the horizon by the ocean & Table Mountain. I was driving along Parklands main rd, towards Bayside mall in Table View, and like I normally do when I can see the stars starting to appear & the moon starting to shine brighter, I look out at the sky with wonder an imagination.
Suddenly exactly where I was looking a huge bright green streak crossed my vision. It was over in seconds but amazingly I saw so much detail, probably because it was so low compared to the normal shooting stars one sees at night. This seemed to be very low in the atmosphere, almost touchable but obviously not. Continue Reading…